The Meta Company (formerly Facebook) announcement for the virtual world “Metaverse” received a response through a video about tourism in this northwestern European country described as “icy, and an unexpected place”, which Iceland is. According to the newspaper.wall street journal,
The video talks about “realistic” tourism on the island of Iceland in an ironic way on the “virtual” metaverse, and was published last Thursday by the channel “Inspired by Iceland”, and has a duration of two minutes and 23 seconds.
The person in the ad video is mocking Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who last month revealed the virtual world of the Metaverse, which he hopes allows people wearing virtual reality glasses to play, interact and work with each other. will be allowed to do. Newspaper.
In the video, a man dressed in black, similar to Zuckerberg, with short hair combed forward, is titled “Icelandverse”, a reference to the word “virus” in Meta Corporation’s virtual world.
Through the video, a young man named Jack urges people to come to Iceland and enjoy its picturesque nature, waterfalls and hot springs, on land, not virtual like the Metaverse, where “no slew of silly-looking glasses” not required”, and where according to Jack “there are real human beings to communicate with.” with them.
Mark Zuckerberg, who wrote a Facebook comment below the video, said: “Wonderful, I’ll be traveling to Icelanders soon.”